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Encyclopedia of Africa

Author: Anthony Appiah; Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2010.
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"The Encyclopedia of Africa focuses on African history and culture with articles that cover prominent individuals, events, trends, places, political movements, art forms, business and trade, religions, ethnic groups, organizations, and countries throughout Africa"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Encyclopedias
encyclopédie
Wörterbuch
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anthony Appiah; Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
ISBN: 9780195337709 0195337700
OCLC Number: 428033179
Description: 2 v. : ill., maps ; 29 cm.
Contents: Volume 1: Abacha, Sani - Kilimanjaro --
Volume 2: Kimbangu, Simon - Zulu. List of maps, charts, and tables --
Introduction --
Acknowledgments --
Chronology of selected events --
Map of Africa --
Encyclopedia of Africa --
Contributors, volume 2 --
Topical outline of selected entries --
Bibliography, volume 2 --
Index, volume 2.
Responsibility: editors, Kwame Anthony Appiah, Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
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